Gov. Branstad announces appointees to Iowa’s boards and commissions
July 5th, 2011 by Ric Hanson
Governor Terry Branstad today (Tuesday) announced the names of the individuals he has appointed to Iowa’s boards and commissions. They include, from western Iowa:
James Graham, of Council Bluffs, to the Iowa Arts Council
Angela Hance, of Creston, to the Early Access Council for Children and Families
Daniel Rittel, of Stuart, to the State Historical Records Advisory Board
Frank Hermsen, of Carroll, to the State Historical Society of Iowa Board of Trustees
Wayne Phipps, of Glenwood, to the Preserves Advisory Board
Jerry Mathiasen, of Council Bluffs, to the Terrace Hill Commission
Sherri Clark, of Red Oak, to the Vocational Rehabilitation Council
And Gina Schochenmaier, of Council Bluffs, to the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service.
The members of Iowa’s boards and commissions are appointed by the governor. State law requires most boards and commissions to be balanced by gender, political affiliation. Geographic location and diversity is considered.